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Fifa 2012 Rules

General Rules

Standard Fifa 12 Online Friendlies Rules Apply with these exceptions:

  • Squad Type must be set to "Online"
  • You can change teams at any time even during a series.
  • 6 minute halves
  • Normal Game Speed
  • Classic XI and World XI are not allowed
  • An invite must be sent using friendlies (Online Squads)
  • Live Season OFF
  • Use of any In-game Glitches is prohibited
  • We promote Competitive but FAIR game play at ACL

Extended Rules

Team Selection
Classic XI and World XI are not allowed Players may change teams at ANY point throughout the competition.

Connection

  • If a game starts with severe connection issues, both players must agree to start a new lobby AND game.
  • If the player that lost connection was ahead by 1 or more goals at the time when they disconnected, The match must be restarted.
  • If the match is a draw (0-0, 1-1 etc) before half time and a player has lost connection, the match must be restarted.
  • If a player is losing by 1 or more goals at any point in the game, or the game is a draw in the second half, the player that has disconnected forfeits the match. The player that was not disconnected wins by 1 goal, or the lead he obtained before the player disconnected.

Pool Play

  • Home and Away legs for each fixture.
  • Draws are a legitimate result.

Double Elimination

  • Double Elimination will be played out of a best of 3 games, but if 1 draw occurs then it will go on aggregate, away goals rule does NOT apply.
  • If both players have won a leg and have scored the same total amount of goals, a fourth game is started with a golden goal rule. The player who first concedes must quit out immediately.
  • You play one home leg, one away leg. The third game is hosted by the player with the higher starting seed.
  • If you play a second series against the same player, the player who won the previous round will hold the series advantage they attained. The losing player will have to win 2 best of threes. Whilst the winning player will have to win just one best of three.

LAN Tournaments

  • LAN Tournaments that don't feature an internet connection will be played through 'Kick Off'.
  • It must be ensured that all Ranked Head to Head rules are set.
  • Custom formations are allowed but there is to be NO man marking tactics applied.
  • All games on LAN will go to extra time and penalties in the result of a draw.

Reporting - Online

  • The winning player (first in the match) must report the match results within 30 minutes of completion through a designated results thread.
  • Only the winning player should post results. One post should equal the results of an entire fixture
  • Giving out free wins to better an opposing team's position is regarded as cheating and may result in both teams being banned from the current/future competition(s).
  • If a match result is disputed, the losing player must contact a referee within 30 minutes. In some cases, video evidence may be necessary.
  • If a player does not play at the scheduled time, for whatever reason, after 15 minutes, they forfeit the first game. Another 15 minutes they forfeit second game etc.